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Victorian Carnelian Spinner Ring “The Truth is My Guide”

$1,500.00

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Victorian Carnelian Spinner Ring “The Truth is My Guide”

$1,500.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1870

A cool antique spinner ring featuring an intaglio carved Carnelian Agate. The carving includes a feather, and the mirrored words “La Verite Me Guide” – which translates roughly to The Truth is My Guide. It dates from the mid-Victorian era, circa 1870, and is modelled in 9 karat yellow gold.

STONES

Carnelian Agate

MEASUREMENTS

Head: 1.3 x 1.0cm

Width of band: 2.2mm

WEIGHT

3.0g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 9k gold

CONDITION

Good, there is a chip to the back of the stone where it meets the band. Evidence of an old resize to the band and some light scratches to the stone

 

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